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How do you wire an aftermarket dorman horn button part # 85929 to a ford f150? I already hooked the horn to a power wire , grounded the horn to the frame and ran the power wire to the cab now what do I do?

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Nice vehicle,why do that? Fix the OE Horn issue.
How would you sell something like that?

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How do you install a horn button on the dash of a 2002 chevrolet cavalier? From the fuse box or direct from the horn or at the steering wheel ? It is necessary for vehicle inspection in Texas?

To install a horn, Buy a horn button from any auto parts store. mount it under dash in a good place to use it. run a wire from horn connection to proper post on switch, run the other wire to a good power source, battery or fuse box. its the same principle as hooking up a light switch in a house. as long as it cuts the power to horn. it will work. There should already be a ground wire on horn itself. Good-Day!

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Horn sticking and sounding on 2005 ford f150

The button or wire is shorted in the column. Horn relays turn on with a ground signal from the button, so the wire only has to come loose or the wire get chaffed to cause the horn to blow.

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Where is the horn relay switch on a 1990 Cavalier? Or, can i directly wire the horn & horn button without it? Aftermarket steering wheel and the horn was gone when i got the car.

The relay should be on the firewall or the fender under the hood.
The horn pad on the steering wheel provides a ground to that relay. The relay provides power to the horn. So you can not wire it direct.

Jun 07, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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What wire ( yellow or blue ) powers the horn on a 1981 Ford F-150

The horn button supplies a ground to the horn relay.Start by pulling the plug at the base of the column,see if you can get a ground on one of the pins from the column when you pus the button.Or find the horn relay,and do the same test from there.You should find 12v on one on the relay socket pins,a ground on one(this will be the wire to the horn)and a ground on the 3rd pin when you press the horn button.

Jan 02, 2012 | 1981 Ford F 150

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I have a ford F150 2001 and the horn wont work.

Could be the fuse for the horn, the horn relay or the clock spring in the steering wheel column.

Best to start with jumpering the horn relay, to check the horns to the fuse.

Take a jumper wire, and jumper across the normally open contacts in the horn relay socket ( listing in the owners manual ). This is shown as the red line in the picture below.

If the horn does not work with the jumper wire, check the fuse ( engine compartment fuse # 7 ) with a meter. IF the fuse has power on both pins on the back of the fuse, next is to install the jumper and test the horn connector for power & ground ( Yellow w/ light green is from the jumper in the relay socket and black is ground ). If you do not have power using the Yellow w. Light green wire & the black, try another ground, to see if it is an issue with the ground wire. This is to a ground lug on the passenger side inner fender.

If the horn does work, check pin #2 with a meter set to continuity from pin #2 ( diagram above ) and a known good ground. While checking this, have someone press the horn switch on the steering wheel. If you do not get a low resistance (

Mar 19, 2011 | 2001 Ford F150 Styleside SuperCrew

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My horn will not work i was told it was the ground wire for the horn, where is in located? I have a 2003 ford escape

Most horns do NOT have a ground wire but are grounded by the fact they are bolted to the car chassis. Remove the mounting bolt and clean the surface area with a wirebrush. Reattach and see if that does the trick. Also, a simple circuit tester light will tell you if you have power to the horn. Hook it up to the lead wire, connect the end with the clip to a GOOD ground and have someone press the horn button. If the light, lights You've got power and the horn itself is the problem. Replacements are plentiful at your local salvage yard.

Nov 18, 2010 | 2003 Ford Escape

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I just got got chrome hawk electric horn for my 96 f150. It didnt come with any instructions on how to install the horn.

i see u posted this a long time ago but i bought the same horn and had the same problem it came with no wiring diagram and i couldnt find a solution anywhere so here it is i hooked the red to the battery or power source the black is a ground wire and the blue is the swiched power so i ran it through a button/switch and back to the battery but i hooked my horn up to a button on the dash if u wanna use the steering wheel horn i wouldnt know where to hook up the blue wire

Oct 30, 2010 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks

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2001 Silverado: horn or horns do not work Hit switch and can hear ...

only one horn sounds when you hit the button. the other horn is for the alarm and door locks etc. im not sure which is which, but have someone push the horn button while checking for power and ground at the harness connector. if power and ground are there, replace the horn. for your own sanity, buy an original equipment horn that just plugs right in, a universal aftermarket requires you to frankenstein your wiring. good luck!

May 17, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado

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Having problem with horn. No horn.Fuse and relay good.

get two seperate wires and connect it to terminals of the horn then connect it directly to the battery and see if it will work. if not, then your horn is busted.

Jul 17, 2009 | 2004 Ford F150

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2004 F 150 horn issues

Here is a pic of the horn location.
Go to NAPA or Autozone and get you a cheap 12V test light usually 5 to 6 bucks.
Hook the clamp end to a good ground like a metal bolt or battery neg. cable then touch the light end to the battery + cable to make sure it lights up.
Now hook the light to the horn connector and press the horn button and see if it lights up. If it does then the horn is bad. If it doesn't then let us know.

Mar 19, 2009 | 2004 Ford F150

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